March 29, 2023 / NASA
The Road to October 2023: NASA’s Psyche Has an Updated Mission Plan
NASA’s Psyche mission, which will explore a metal-rich asteroid of the same name, is on track to launch in October 2023 after a one-year delay to complete critical testing. The launch period...
January 24, 2023 / NASA
NASA’s Psyche Mission Continues Preparation for Launch in 2023
NASA’s Psyche spacecraft is shown in a clean room on Dec. 8, 2022, at Astrotech Space Operations Facility near the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The spacecraft was powered on...
November 4, 2022 / NASA
As Psyche Mission Moves Forward, NASA Responds to Independent Review
NASA and the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, which leads Psyche, shared a response Friday to the results of an independent review board convened to determine...
November 3, 2022 / NASA
NASA to Discuss Psyche Independent Review Board Results
NASA will host a community townhall at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 4, followed by a media teleconference at 1 p.m. to discuss the findings and recommendations of a report by the Psyche mission...
October 28, 2022 / NASA
NASA Continues Psyche Asteroid Mission
NASA announced Friday the agency decided its Psyche mission will go forward, targeting a launch period opening on Oct. 10, 2023. Read the news release
June 24, 2022 / NASA
NASA Announces Launch Delay for Psyche Asteroid Mission
NASA announced Friday the Psyche asteroid mission, the agency’s first mission designed to study a metal-rich asteroid, will not make its planned 2022 launch attempt. Read the news release
June 24, 2022 / NASA
NASA to Discuss Psyche Asteroid Mission
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Friday to provide an update on the agency’s mission to study the Psyche asteroid. Audio of the briefing will livestream on the agency’s...
May 2, 2022 / Scott Bordow
A space mission that welcomes students onboard
Over 4,000 students and lifelong learners from across the nation have taken part in ASU’s Psyche Student Collaborations. Read the story
April 14, 2022 / Scott Bordow
From a Clean Room to Deep Space
Media gets final glimpse of ASU’s Psyche spacecraft before it’s on its way to Florida launch. Read the story
April 4, 2022 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Shake and Bake: NASA’s Psyche Is Tested in Spacelike Conditions
To prepare for its launch in August, the Psyche spacecraft was tested to ensure it can operate in the extreme conditions it will face on its trip to a metal-rich asteroid. Read article
December 20, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How NASA’s Psyche Mission Will Explore an Unexplored World
Launching in August 2022 and arriving at the asteroid in 2026, NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will orbit a world we can barely pinpoint from Earth and have never visited. Read article